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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Relenza

Relenza (reh-LEN-zuh)
A drug used to prevent and to treat influenza virus infections. It blocks the release of the virus from infected cells. It is a type of antiviral agent. Also called zanamivir.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.